Atlanta Falcons NFL team blog by the AJC's D. Orlando Ledbetter

Report: Falcons to part ways with Antone Smith

11:15 am Sep. 5, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH — The Falcons are parting ways with running back Antone Smith today as they cutdown to a 53-man roster, according to WSBTV’s Zach Klein.

Smith, 5-foot-9 and  192 pounds, suffered a hamstring in the

Falcons RB Antone Smith is recovering from his broken leg

6:00 am May. 21, 2015

FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons running back Antone Smith, who suffered a fractured right leg while covering a punt against Carolina on Nov. 16, has started running during his rehabilitation.

“The recovery is going pretty good,” Smith

Free Agency Countdown: RB Antone Smith

6:52 am Mar. 9, 2015

Editor’s note: Prior to the start of the new league year at 4 p.m. Tuesday, AJC.Com is counting down the top unrestricted free agents the Atlanta Falcons must decide on this offseason. At the combine

Watch: D. Led – Can Falcons stop three-game losing skid?

1:56 pm Oct. 14, 2014

The AJC’s D. Orlando Ledbetter and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss the causes of the Falcons’ three-game losing streak, and whether Atlanta can end the skid in Baltimore.


GAME STORY: Jay Cutler’s aerial attack leads Bears over Falcons, 27-13

COLUMN: Mark Bradley — The 2-4 Falcons stand revealed as a house of cards

Cutler makes Falcons pay, especially on third down

Another big-play touchdown for Falcons RB

Playtime chart: Biermann’s snaps are decreasing

11:03 am Oct. 13, 2014

Falcons running back Antone Smith’s playing time increased by five percent against the Bears.

He played 11 of 56 snaps (20 percent). He played 11 of 72 of the offensive snaps (15 percent) against the Giants.